Buncombe County native Chris Spurrier was paralyzed in a car accident during his junior year of high school. He needs to purchase a specially modified van to continue his work in WNC. To help offset the cost of a new vehicle, Eblen Charities is sponsoring an auction that will include gift certificates to local establishments and a variety of local art and appliances.
The Council on Aging of Buncombe County will celebrate its golden anniversary with a gala to raise funds and expand the Council’s mission of linking senior adults and their families with information, opportunities and services that enhance their quality of life.
Are you serious about your support for the Asheville Humane Society and its mission to make Buncombe County a no-kill community? Paws for a Cause e takes place over eight hours at Freaks & Geeks and allows customers to choose from one of four pet-themed tattoos — with all the day’s proceeds donated to the Humane Society.
Arrrrren’t you ready for a fun time with LEAF? The arts education outreach program is holding its annual FUNraiser to raise support for both its local and international programs.
Veterans For Peace will present a special benefit concert featuring John McCutcheon as part of the 29th annual Veterans for Peace Convention.
Blue Ridge Food Ventures (BRFV) will host an evening full of Asheville specialties, including artisan food, craft beer, signature cocktails, wine and, of course, live music. Proceeds will support BRFV in their mission to aid aspiring food entrepreneurs as they move food product ideas from the test kitchen to the marketplace.
What’s better than getting all dolled-up for dinner and dancing? Dinner and dancing for a good cause, of course! REACH of Haywood will hold a Dancing Through the Decades fundraiser on July 11.
Journeymen, a nonprofit that works to partner adult mentors with teenage males, will hold a spicy Huevos Rancheros brunch on Father’s Day to raise funds for outdoor bonding activities and rites of passage.
The Asheville branch of the American Association of University Women will celebrate 12 years of the Gaining Education Momentum fund, which provides undergraduate scholarships to UNC Asheville and AB-Tech for women whose education has been interrupted or delayed.
In addition to all the music, sporting activities and fun events planned for the Mountain Sports Festival, kids and adults also have the chance to help their uninsured neighbors gain access to health care — by simply playing a game.
Karen Pollpeter Brzostoski was an artist, wife and mother of two homeschooled daughters. A benefit auction will be held to support her family following her death from breast cancer.
The art party and fundraiser for Antonio’s boarding-school expense fund will be held on Thursday, March 3.
The second annual live and silent auction for OpenDoors, a not-for-profit dedicated to helping at-risk youth, promises to be a celebratory occasion featuring original art, food, wine, beer and “explosive hot jazz” performed by the Firecracker Jazz Band. Get your tickets by Monday, Feb. 7.